Guidelines

All Guideline Listing

A numerical listing of all DPC Guidelines available in digital PDF format. Printed versions available by request. Contact dairypc@dairypc.org.
Quick Reference Guide

DPC Guideline Sets

Order a complete set of all the current DPC Guidelines or a select the sub-set of Guidelines designed for Small Ruminant Production / Milk Processing (Note: all GLs in the Small Ruminant Set are included in the Complete Set).
Complete Set Quick Reference Guide
Small Ruminant Quick Reference Guide

Animal Health and Care

DPC Guidelines Addressing Farm Animal Health & Care.

Barns

Planning & Construction, Ventilation, Free Stall, Tie-Stall, Bedded-Pack, Manure & Waste Management, Odor Management, Milkhouses, Bedding, Stray Voltage, Biosecurity, Cleaning & Sanitizing

Bulk Tanks (Farms)

Cleaning & Sanitizing on Dairy Farms & in Dairy Plants

Butterfat

Butterfat testing, methods

Cleaning & Sanitizing

Good Manufactuuring Practices (GMPs), Hot Water, Milk Plant Cleaning & Sanitation, Farm Bulk Tanker Cleaning, Milkhouse Cleaning, Milking Equipment, Microbial Issues, Food Safety, Extended Runs

Cooling

Cooling milk on the Farm and in the Dairy Plant.

Dairy Laboratory Testing

Laboratory testing on a dairy.

Flavor

Flavor of Dairy Products and how to prevent off-flavors

HACCP

HACCP for dairy farms & plants. Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points

Manure Management

Manure Management for Dairy Farms

Milking Machines

Milking Machine Cleaning & Sanitizing, Troubleshooting, Somatic Cell Counts, Milking Procedures

Milking Parlors

Milking parlors for large & small dairy farms

Plant

Dairy processing plant information and related material.

Sampling

Sampling Fluid Milk & other dairy products. Sampling the environment of dairy manufacturing facilities

Small Ruminants (goats & sheep)

Small Ruminant dairies, goat and sheep dairies, process goat and sheep milk into various dairy products.

Somatic Cell

Somatic Cell Counts, Mastitis, High Cell Counts

Tank Trucks

Farm Milk tankers, Bulk tank trucks, Cleaning milk trucks.

Waste Management

Dairy Manufacturing Waste, Dairy Farm Waste, Waste disposal on the farm.

Water

Farm water. Dairy farm water, conserving water, Dairy cleaning water, well water.